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Process Flowchart

Process Flowchart

The main reason of using Process Flowchart or PFD is to show relations between major parts of the system. Process Flowcharts are used in process engineering and chemical industry where there is a requirement of depicting relationships between major components only and not include minor parts. Process Flowcharts for single unit or multiple units differ in their structure and implementation. ConceptDraw PRO is Professional business process mapping software for making Process flowcharts, Process flow diagram, Workflow diagram, flowcharts and technical illustrations for business documents and also comprehensive visio for mac application. Easier define and document basic work and data flows, financial, production and quality management processes to increase efficiency of your business with ConcepDraw PRO. Business process mapping software with Flowchart Maker ConceptDraw PRO includes extensive drawing tools, rich examples and templates, process flowchart symbols and shape libraries, smart connectors that allow you create the flowcharts of complex processes, process flow diagrams, procedures and information exchange. Process Flowchart Solution is project management workflow tools which is part ConceptDraw Project marketing project management software. Drawing charts, diagrams, and network layouts has long been the monopoly of Microsoft Visio, making Mac users to struggle when needing such visio alternative like visio for mac, it requires only to view features, make a minor edit to, or print a diagram or chart. Thankfully to MS Visio alternative like ConceptDraw PRO software, this is cross-platform charting and business process management tool, now visio alternative for making sort of visio diagram is not a problem anymore however many people still name it business process visio tools. Read more
How To Create a Process Flow Chart (business process modelling techniques)
How To Create a Process Flow Chart (business process modelling techniques)

BPMN standard, Business Process Diagram, BPMN, Business Process Business Process Diagrams

BPMN standard, Business Process Diagram, BPMN, Business Process
Business Process Diagrams solution extends the ConceptDraw PRO BPM software with RapidDraw interface, templates, samples and numerous libraries based on the BPMN 1.2 and BPMN 2.0 standards, which give you the possibility to visualize equally easy simple and complex processes, to design business models, to quickly develop and document in details any business processes on the stages of project’s planning and implementation. Read more

Flow chart Example. Warehouse Flowchart

Warehouse Flowcharts are various diagrams that describe the warehousing and inventory management processes on the warehouses. Typical purposes of Warehouse Flowcharts are evaluating warehouse performance, measuring efficiency of customer service and organizational performance. This type of Workflow diagrams can be used for identifying any disconnection between business activities and business objectives. They are effectively used by warehouse-related people and organizations, manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, importers, transporters, and others. Standard Warehousing process flow diagram and standard Workflow diagram are used for process identification for further evaluating effectiveness and profitability of overall business process. Use the ConceptDraw PRO vector graphic software extended with Flowcharts solution to design your own professional-looking Workflow diagrams and Flowcharts of any types, including the Warehouse flowchart, Process flow diagrams which depict in details all steps of Warehouse packages flow. Microsoft Visio, designed for Windows users, can’t be opened directly on Mac. But fortunately, there are several Visio alternatives for Mac which will help Mac users to work Visio files. With ConceptDraw PRO, you may open, edit and save files in Visio format. Read more
ConceptDraw Arrows10 Technology
ConceptDraw Arrows10 Technology

BPMN, BPMN 2.0, business process model and notation Business Process Model and Notation

BPMN, BPMN 2.0, business process model and notation
Business Process Model and Notation Solution for ConceptDraw PRO is helpful for modeling the business processes of any degree of complexity, documenting them and effective creating diagrams using the BPMN 2.0 standard. Read more

Business Process Modeling

ConceptDraw RapidDraw PRO helps create visually document and communicate Business Process (BPMN 2.0) information. Read more
"Value stream mapping is a lean management principle used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. Pioneered by Henry Ford in the 1920s, perfected by Toyota. At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any value chain. ...
Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in Lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level (across multiple processes).
Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics, supply chain, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
This value stream map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This Value stream map template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
VSM template
VSM template, truck shipment, logistics, timeline, production control, process with data, process, data, material flow, PUSH, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, customer, supplier,

Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving. Create event management bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution

Create bar charts for event management problem solving and visual data comparison using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Bar Graphs Solution from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solition Park. Read more
"Value Stream Map (VSM)
1. A tool used to improve a process by identifying added value and eliminating waste.
2. A process map that follows the value creation process.
A. “strap yourself to the product (or service) and see where you go”
3. A process map with data added.
A. Times: processing, wait, cycle.
B. Quality: number of rejects.
C. Inventory.
D. Resources.
1) Number of people.
2) Space.
3) Distance traveled.
E. Whatever else is useful for analyzing the process." [ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-660j-introduction-to-lean-six-sigma-methods-january-iap-2012/lecture-notes/MIT16_660JIAP12_1-6.pdf]
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
This value stream mapping diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, workcell, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, supermarket, signal Kanban, shipment, pull, production control, production Kanban, operator, material withdrawal Kanban, manual info, load levelling, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier, Kanban post, Kaizen burst,
This value stream map example was redesigned from the Wikipedia file: ValueStreamMapParts.png.
[en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ValueStreamMapParts.png]
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. [creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en]
"Value stream mapping (VSM) refers to the activity of developing a visual representation of the flow of processes, from start to finish, involved in delivering a desired outcome, service, or product (a “value stream”) that is valued by customers. In the context of government, a value stream could be the process of conducting an audit, completing a procurement, or hiring new agency staff. VSM can increase understanding of actual decision-making processes and identify sources of non-value-added time (e.g., documents waiting to be reviewed). The typical products of a 2-5 day VSM workshop are a map of the “current state” of targeted processes and a “future state” map of the desired process flow and an associated implementation plan for future process improvement activities." [en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Business_Analysis_Guidebook/LEAN]
The VSM diagram example "Value stream map parts" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, production control, operator, material flow, PUSH, inventory, information flow, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier,
The vector stencils library "Value stream mapping" contains 43 VSM symbols.
Use it for drawing value stream maps in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Inventory
Inventory, inventory,
Inventory
Inventory, inventory,
Information Flow
Information Flow, information flow,
Shipment
Shipment, shipment,
Shipment
Shipment, shipment,
Material Flow
Material Flow, material flow, PUSH,
Material Pull
Material Pull, material pull,
FIFO Line
FIFO Line, FIFO line,
Truck shipment/Logistics
Truck shipment/Logistics, truck shipment, logistics,
Customer/Supplier
Customer/Supplier, customer, supplier,
Dedicated Process
Dedicated Process, dedicated process,
Shared Process
Shared Process, shared process,
Supermarket Parts
Supermarket Parts, supermarket,
Data Box
Data Box, data box,
Workcell
Workcell, workcell,
Kaizen Burst
Kaizen Burst, Kaizen burst,
Operator
Operator, operator,
Other
Other,
Production Control
Production Control, production control,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Electronic Information Flow
Electronic Information Flow, electronic information flow,
Production Kanban
Production Kanban, production Kanban,
Withdrawal Kanban
Withdrawal Kanban, material withdrawal Kanban,
Signal Kanban
Signal Kanban, signal Kanban,
Kanban Post
Kanban Post, Kanban post,
Sequenced Pull
Sequenced Pull, sequenced pull ball,
Load Levelling
Load Levelling, load levelling,
MRP/ERP
MRP/ERP, MRP, ERP,
Go-See
Go-See, go see,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Timeline Total
Timeline Total, timeline total,
Ship
Ship, ship,
Forklift Truck
Forklift Truck, forklift truck,
Plane
Plane, plane,
Process with Data
Process with Data, process with data, process, data,
Timeline
Timeline, timeline,
Timeline
Timeline, timeline,
Supermarket, 2
Supermarket, 2, supermarket,
Supermarket, 3
Supermarket, 3, supermarket,
Safety stock, 2
Safety stock, 2, safety stock,
Safety stock, 3
Safety stock, 3, safety stock,

Business Process Modeling Tools

ConceptDraw PRO the best business process modeling tools.contains pre-designed libraries and templates based on the BPMN 2.0 standard that allows to create of both simple and complex (nested) models of processes. Read more

Types of Flowcharts

A Flowchart is a graphical representation of process, algorithm, workflow or step-by-step solution of the problem. It shows the steps as boxes of various kinds and connects them by arrows in a defined order depicting a flow. There are twelve main Flowchart types: Basic Flowchart, Business Process Modeling Diagram (BPMN), Cross Functional Flowchart, Data Flow Diagram (DFD), IDEF (Integrated DEFinition) Flowchart, Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) Diagram, Influence Diagram (ID), Swimlane Flowchart, Process Flow Diagram (PFD), Specification and Description Language (SDL) Diagram, Value Stream Mapping, Workflow Diagram. Using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park you can easy and quickly design a Flowchart of any of these types. This solution offers a lot of special predesigned vector symbols for each of these widely used notations. They will make the drawing process of Flowcharts much easier than ever. Pay also attention for the included collection of ready Flowchart examples, samples and quick-start templates. This is business process improvement tools. If you are looking for MS Visio for your Mac, then you are out of luck, because it hasn't been released yet. However, you can use Visio alternatives that can successfully replace its functions. ConceptDraw PRO is an alternative to MS Visio for Mac that provides powerful features and intuitive user interface for the same. Read more
How to Simplify Flow Charting
How to Simplify Flow Charting
"Value stream mapping is a lean management principle used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. Pioneered by Henry Ford in the 1920s, perfected by Toyota. At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any value chain. ...
Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in Lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level (across multiple processes).
Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics, supply chain, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
This value stream map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This Value stream map template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
VSM template
VSM template, truck shipment, logistics, timeline, production control, process with data, process, data, material flow, PUSH, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, customer, supplier,

Purchasing Flowchart - Purchase Order. Flowchart Examples

Create your own flow charts of purchasing business processes using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Accounting Flowcharts solution from the Finance and Accounting area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. The flow chart example shows the steps of purchasing business process. Read more
"Value Stream Mapping (VSM):
– Special type of flow chart that uses symbols known as "the language of Lean" to depict and improve the flow of inventory information. ...
Value Stream Mapping ...
Provide optimum value to the customer through a complete value creation process with minimum waste in:
– Design (concept to customer);
– Design (concept to customer);
– Build (order to delivery);
– Sustain (in-use through life cycle to service)." [courses.washington.edu/ie337/Value_Stream_Mapping.pdf]
This sample Value Stream Map shows how customer value is created in the steps of manufacturing, production control, and shipping processes.
This VSM example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, shipment, production control, operator, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier,